Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones back in Bend

Fans of Bela Fleck will be pleased to hear that he and the Flecktones will be playing in Bend for a concert benefiting KPOV 106.7 on December 8th. These guys have won eleven Grammy awards in categories ranging from jazz and pop to gospel and classical to bluegrass and country. I attended their concert at the Tower in 2008 and it was one of the most amazing musical events I've ever heard. Read all about it here.

And fans of throat-singing (and, really, who isn't a fan?) will also be pleased that Alash, an ensemble from Tuva,* will be the opening act.

* Yeah, really, I know! Where is Tuva? Let's see what the Wikipedia tells us:
Oh -- there it is!

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